We’re being asked to complete the nuclide symbols for the particles that are required to balance the following nuclear reaction:
Heavy (large atomic mass) elements undergo radioactive reactions (nuclear reactions) in order to increase the stability of their nuclei.
Nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei combine to form one or more larger atomic nuclei and subatomic particles.
The element in the reaction can be represented as:
Balance this nuclear reaction by supplying the missing nucleus.
249/98 Cf+ + _____ → 263/108 Sg + 4 1/0 n